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Military power of Syria & Jordan

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Syria vs Jordan

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Country: Syria (SY) Jordan (JO)
Capital: Damascus Amman
Population: 17 064 854 9 915 942
Area: 185 180 km2 89 341 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 4,6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 150 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 0 65 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 3 285 575

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 156 1 321
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 810 3 149
Total artillery: 3 156 621
Self-propelled artillery: 424 461
Rocket artillery: 582 88

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 260
Fighter aircraft: 110 0
Multirole aircraf: 40 46
Attack aircraft: 96 8
Helicopters: 167 126

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.